Ortiporio

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Ortiporio
Ortiporiu
Ortiporio-St-Augustin-Monte Sant Angelo.jpg
Ortiporio is located in France
Ortiporio
Ortiporio
Coordinates: 42°27′21″N 9°20′33″E / 42.4558°N 9.3425°E / 42.4558; 9.3425Coordinates: 42°27′21″N 9°20′33″E / 42.4558°N 9.3425°E / 42.4558; 9.3425
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Bastia
Canton Alto-di-Casaconi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sabrina Lunardi
Area
 • Land1 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 126
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2B195 / 20290
Elevation 313–1,236 m (1,027–4,055 ft)
(avg. 700 m or 2,300 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Ortiporio is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.

It shares the canton of Alto-di-Casaconi with Monte, Volpajola, Campile, Olmo, Prunelli-di-Casacconi, Campitello, Canavaggia, Lento, Bigorno, Scolca, Crocicchia and Penta-Acquatella.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ortiporio is 24 kilometres (15 mi) to the south of Campitello at the foot of Mont Campuli, which is 1,236 metres (4,055 ft).

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 141 —    
1968 167 +18.4%
1975 119 −28.7%
1982 100 −16.0%
1990 104 +4.0%
1999 113 +8.7%
2008 126 +11.5%

History[edit]

1934 - Night of 3 to 4 February : an avalanche caused the death of 37 persons. The snow level exceeded 1,50 m by place. A stele, in the church Saint-Augustine, reminds of this tragic disaster.[2]

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